Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 47 43
Rank change year-on-year -13 -4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 23 48 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.87% 4.57% 6.07%
As % of the System Software category 48.94% 59.26% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 43 85
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,500 £26,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.64% +1.92% +7.22%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £43,700 £37,300 £38,250
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +4.48% +6.35% -7.60%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 47 81 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.87% 7.71% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 44 74 85
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £30,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.95% +1.67% -
10th Percentile £22,150 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,875 £55,000 £43,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +6 11 £25,000 -9.09% 5
Stafford +20 2 £42,000 +58.49% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -14 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Tamworth +7 1 £22,500 -26.23% 3
Cannock -8 1 £32,500 -8.45%
Leek - 1 £25,000 -
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) VMware
2 13 (56.52%) Office 365
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) WAN
6 6 (26.09%) LAN
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco
7 5 (21.74%) DNS
8 4 (17.39%) SLA
8 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
8 4 (17.39%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (17.39%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
8 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (13.04%) Service Management
9 3 (13.04%) DHCP
9 3 (13.04%) VoIP

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Office 365
2 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) Mimecast
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) LAN
1 6 (26.09%) WAN
2 5 (21.74%) DNS
3 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.04%) DHCP
4 3 (13.04%) VoIP
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 2 (8.70%) MPLS
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security
5 2 (8.70%) RTP
5 2 (8.70%) VLAN
6 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
6 1 (4.35%) NAS
6 1 (4.35%) SAN
6 1 (4.35%) Skype
6 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.35%) VPN
6 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.35%) Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) IT Support
1 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Pricing Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Real Time Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Drools
1 2 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
1 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (17.39%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (8.70%) DSDM
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Innovative Thinking
3 2 (8.70%) RAD
3 2 (8.70%) Scrum
3 2 (8.70%) SDLC
3 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.35%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.35%) Presales
4 1 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
1 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) HNC
2 2 (8.70%) HND
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) XenServer
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
1 13 (56.52%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
4 2 (8.70%) Kaspersky
4 2 (8.70%) Veeam
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) Mitel
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Sonus
5 1 (4.35%) Twitter
5 1 (4.35%) Virgin Media